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Senior CDM/Principal Designer | Consultancy | SE London | up to £65k

Senior CDM/Principal Designer | Consultancy | SE London | up to £65k

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CDM Consultant/Principal Designer


South East London

£50,000 – £65,000 per annum

An award winning multi-discipline practice in South East London is looking to grow their team with the addition of a Senior CDM/Principal Designer.

The consultancy proudly prides themselves on delivering accurate construction advice across the built environment. The organisation has a proven track record of developing and nurturing talent. If you are a Senior CDM/Principal Designer looking for the next step in your career then this is an ideal opportunity for you. There is a strong emphasis on progression, you will be offered a clear career development plan which encourages promotion through to full Partnership status.

You the successful Senior CDM/Principal Designer will undertake schemes across London and the surrounding home counties. You will manage an expressive client portfolio including financial institutions, developers, blue chip corporations and high net worth individuals.  will involve working on a number of projects across public and private sectors on a mixture of new build, refurbishment, tall building remediation, and maintenance schemes.


  • Fulfil the duties of the Principal Designer as defined under CDM 2015 including where necessary carrying out the role of CDM-Advisor to support the client.
  • Planning, managing, monitoring and coordinating pre-construction phases of projects to identify, eliminate, or control significant and foreseeable risks relating to construction, maintenance, cleaning and using the building as a workplace.
  • Managing multiple projects for key clients to the business particularly focused on the high-rise residential refurbishment, development and commercial sector.
  • Attend client meetings and carry out H&S site inspections. Deliver high quality reports to clients within agreed deadlines.
  • Provide clear, concise, and practical Health and Safety advice, guidance and coaching to project teams throughout all stages of the project.
  • Responsible for collating, preparing and issuing Health & Safety Files to the client.

CDM Consultant/Principal Designer

  • You have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the construction industry with experience of CDM/Health and Safety issues in construction.
  • You have excellent working knowledge and understanding of CDM 2015 and appropriate legislation.
  • You have demonstrable previous experience in successfully delivering the Principal Designer and CDM Advisor roles in the residential refurbishment, development, and commercial sector.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You ideally hold a NEBOSH Construction Certificate.
  • You ideally are an incorporated member of the Association for Project Safety (IMaPs).
  • Full UK driver’s licence


  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Flexible working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Continued personal and professional development
  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working
  • Plus additional benefits

If you think this opportunity is of interest, please feel free to get in touch with Ashley via 07562 945 691 or alternatively send your CV to

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Job Overview
Health & Safety
Offered Salary
GBP65,000 Per YEAR
Job Location
South East London, UK
Job Type

Ashley Talbott

Principal Consultant | Health & Safety - Fire Safety